When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip!  But when rivalries both old and new threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn to pull together or risk getting forever lost in the solar system.

Hop on the Magic School Bus for a ride in this new musical adaptation based on the original book series published by Scholastic.

Approximate Running Time: 60 Minutes
Recommended Ages: Grades K through 5

Curriculum Connections

  • Communication and Language Arts
  • Music
  • Science
  • Social Studies


  • School
  • Family
  • Forgiveness
  • Teamwork
  • Science
  • Space

Fun Fact

Original director/choreographer Connor Gallagher is also the choreographer of Beetlejuice on Broadway and directed and choreographed Beauty and the Beast for Disney Cruise Line.

Original Credits

Music and Lyrics by Matthew Lee Robinson
Book by Marshall Pailet

Original Direction and Choreography by Connor Gallagher (2018 Recipient of the Jerry Zaks Directing Fellowship)
Scenic Design by Jason Sherwood
Costume Design by Sarah Cubbage

THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS and associated logos are trademarks and/or registered marks of Scholastic Inc.

Slide "The cast was amazing! Such high energy throughout the entire performance! As an elementary school teacher and mom of two young boys, this show was OUT OF THIS WORLD! I found myself smiling until my cheeks hurt and laughing from the bottom of my belly! What incredible talent by this crew!" - Cody B, Elementary School Teacher, New York City Slide "Combining education and the arts are a great way to get students to learn and have a good time. Throw in a well known book and TV series and even more fun will be had." - The Daily Journal Slide "Our performance today was OUTSTANDING!!! Thank you so much for having these fantastic opportunities for our young students." —Susan M, Elementary School Teacher in Washington, D.C. Slide "Our students enjoyed seeing a book we've read come to life." - Jocelyn T, 2nd Grade Teacher in Worcester, MA Slide "Thank you so much for this experience! My students are still talking about it." - Alexis R, 1st Grade Teacher in Tustin, CA